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English citations of berake

"to rake"[edit]

  • 1685, Robert Burton, English Empire in America:
    Their Guns, with which they so beraked her from side to side, [...]

possibly "to break"[edit]

  • 1658, Samuel Crook, Christopher Barker, Ta diapheronta, or, Divine characters:
    He knows the soyl of his heart to be as apt to bryars and thorns, as any other; therefore when the seed of the Word is to be sown there, he berakes up his fallow ground, and will not sow among thorns.